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2014-08-19 16:25:41

CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rising numbers of ACL injuries sustained by athletes of all ages, Accelerated Physical Therapy is now offering a complimentary ACL injury screen to help determine if an athlete is at risk for sustaining an ACL strain or tear. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO The 30-minute assessment is performed by a highly trained physical therapist specializing in preventing and treating ACL injuries, including strains and tears. The...

2014-08-18 23:09:32

Tidewater Physical Therapy to present lunch and learn at the Colonial Heritage Club August 26 in Williamsburg, Va. Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Have a knee surgery coming up and wondering what to expect? Curious about vestibular rehabilitation, inner ear deficits and fall prevention? Join two of the region’s leading physical therapists Tuesday, August 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a lunch and learn series in Williamsburg, Va. at the Colonial Heritage Club. The event is...

2014-08-16 23:01:54

Recently, XC Spa, a well-known swim product manufacturer and retailer, has updated its website with a new swim spa collection. According to the company’s sales representative, these new items are specially made for clients who never compromise on quality and design. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Recently, XC Spa, a well-known swim product manufacturer and retailer, has updated its website with a new swim spa collection. According to the company’s sales representative, these new items are...

2014-08-13 23:07:46

TexPTS Among San Antonio Business Journal’s 2014 Honorees San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce their recent recognition as a recipient of the San Antonio Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work Awards” in 2014, marking the third time TexPTS has been honored with the accolade. The San Antonio Business Journal Top 2014 Best Places To Work list is a prestigious ranking of the San Antonio-area’s 50 best employers,...

2014-08-13 23:03:21

A new medical spa and wellness center is opening two locations in Norwell and Hyannis. Offering a wide range of services, these two state-of-the-art facilities warrant a closer look. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 At MD Medical Spa and Wellness Center, the goal is to counsel the whole patient. MD Medical Spa believes that how the patient feels in their entirety reflects who they are and directly affects their life and those around them. No one is perfect, but perfection is in the eyes of the...

2014-08-12 23:06:41

Ella Health, a San Francisco-based health care provider, has started a new style of physical therapy just for women, with specialized programs focused on helping women live better and grow stronger through major life events such as pregnancy, Osteoporosis, breast cancer, and chronic diseases. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Ella Health, a physical therapy and wellness provider designed by women for women, is launching a new style of care based on improving health and helping...

2014-08-12 12:28:23

Healthcare information technology leader recruits top executive talent and completes renovation of 27,000 square foot historic building in downtown Portland. PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicient Inc., a leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced its expansion to meet the surging revenue cycle management needs of therapy practices across the country. Only months after receiving $15 million in Series C funding from growth equity firm Catalyst...

2014-08-08 23:04:27

Ascend Rehab’s rebranding aims to more effectively communicate its services, support its position as a top contract therapy company, and maintain continuity of care in the Ascend family of companies. Fort Lee, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Ascend Rehab is pleased to announce the completion of a rebranding effort that will more effectively communicate its services and further support its position as a top contract therapy company. This transformation is in conjunction with the...

2014-08-06 23:07:18

XC Spa, the distinguished spa manufacturer and retailer, has recently launched a promotion for its swim spas. The company’s cheap items are classic favourites in the current market. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 XC Spa, the distinguished spa manufacturer and retailer, has recently launched a promotion for its swim spas. The company’s cheap items are classic favourites in the current market. The deadline of this special offer is August 19, 2014. The high quality spas from XC Spa are...

2014-08-06 23:01:53

Jennifer Clark, PT, Begins Work at Stone Oak Clinic San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is thrilled to announce the addition of a new physical therapist, Jennifer Clark, PT, to the Huebner Road Clinic in Stone Oak. Jennifer received her Bachelor Exercise Science and Fitness and Human Performance from St. Ambrose University, where she was an All-American collegiate basketball player. Jennifer is currently working towards becoming a Sports...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

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